What causes bad breath?
Bad breath is one of those problems that everyone gets occasionally. It’s technically termed halitosis, and can result from poor dental hygiene practices, lifestyle choices, or the food you eat. A common misconception is that bad breath comes from the stomach, but approximately 90% of bad breath actually comes from the mouth. It’s not considered a medically serious problem on its own, but can be embarrassing, and a sign of more serious underlying problems. Here’s how to prevent and treat it (hint, you need more than a mint).